Archive May 2009
Shelly Kagan Introductory Lecture on the Philosophy of Life and Death
I’ve begun watching Shelly Kagan’s lectures on the “Philosophy of Life and Death” via Academic Earth, which links to thousands ... Read more →
Shelly Kagan on the Nature of Persons: Dualism and Physicalism
In this lecture, Shelly Kagan talks about life and death, as well as persons, in black and white terms. However, ... Read more →
Bednar Suggests Spirit is Information
At a recent LDS Church meeting for young adults, Elder David A Bednar commented on technology, and implied that spirit ... Read more →
Should you take resveratrol to live longer?
A couple months ago, my wife and I started taking resveratrol, a dietary supplement that appears to be effecting significantly ... Read more →
Science and Technology are NOT Looking Beyond the Mark
Some have criticized Mormon Transhumanists, or even scientific- and technologically-leaning Mormons generally, as “looking beyond the mark” and not relying ... Read more →
Chemical Origin of Dog Experiences Discovered!
In a study at Bright University, a majority of test subjects given a particular pattern of brain stimulation had full-blown ... Read more →
Shelly Kagan on Arguments for the Existence of the Soul
In his third lecture on the philosophy of life and death, Shelly Kagan begins presenting and refuting arguments for the ... Read more →